The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 33 26 17
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 27 17 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 8.33% 6.44% 13.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.64% 7.39% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 25 17 26
Average salary £37,500 £52,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +75.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,300 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £95,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineering
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
280 230 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 86.42% 87.12% 87.56%
Number of salaries quoted 268 221 161
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bedford region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Bedford

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Bedford

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering.

1 57 (76.00%) .NET
2 53 (70.67%) C#
3 52 (69.33%) Microsoft
4 47 (62.67%) ASP.NET
5 39 (52.00%) SQL
6 38 (50.67%) T-SQL
7 37 (49.33%) SQL Server
8 34 (45.33%) JavaScript
9 32 (42.67%) Relational Database
10 26 (34.67%) Configuration Management
11 25 (33.33%) HTML
11 25 (33.33%) Web Services
12 24 (32.00%) CSS
12 24 (32.00%) Windows
12 24 (32.00%) Project Management
12 24 (32.00%) MVC
12 24 (32.00%) WCF
13 23 (30.67%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (30.67%) Visual Studio
14 22 (29.33%) XML
14 22 (29.33%) .NET Framework
14 22 (29.33%) Silverlight
14 22 (29.33%) SQL Server 2008
14 22 (29.33%) Root Cause Analysis
15 21 (28.00%) Multithreading
16 20 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
16 20 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
16 20 (26.67%) MS Excel
17 19 (25.33%) Oracle
18 17 (22.67%) Business Analysis

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (18.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.33%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 20 (26.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.67%) HTTP
2 2 (2.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (49.33%) SQL Server
2 32 (42.67%) Relational Database
3 22 (29.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (16.00%) Oracle Reports
4 12 (16.00%) Crystal Reports
5 8 (10.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (30.67%) Visual Studio
2 20 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (21.33%) NUnit
3 16 (21.33%) Subversion
3 16 (21.33%) MSTest
4 9 (12.00%) JUnit
5 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (2.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 47 (62.67%) Developer
2 24 (32.00%) Senior Developer
3 19 (25.33%) Architect
4 10 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 10 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (12.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 9 (12.00%) J2EE Developer
5 9 (12.00%) .NET Developer
6 8 (10.67%) Technical Architect
6 8 (10.67%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) C# Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Programmer
8 4 (5.33%) Team Leader
8 4 (5.33%) Development Team Leader
8 4 (5.33%) Release Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) SharePoint Developer
8 4 (5.33%) .NET Team Leader
8 4 (5.33%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (76.00%) .NET
2 47 (62.67%) ASP.NET
3 25 (33.33%) HTML
3 25 (33.33%) Web Services
4 24 (32.00%) CSS
4 24 (32.00%) WCF
5 22 (29.33%) XML
5 22 (29.33%) .NET Framework
5 22 (29.33%) Silverlight
6 20 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (18.67%) WinForms
8 13 (17.33%) Ajax
8 13 (17.33%) jQuery
9 12 (16.00%) WF
10 10 (13.33%) JSP
10 10 (13.33%) EJB
10 10 (13.33%) Middleware
10 10 (13.33%) WPF
11 9 (12.00%) J2EE
11 9 (12.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.33%) Computer Science
2 9 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.33%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.67%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.33%) iPad
6 1 (1.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 24 (32.00%) Windows
2 12 (16.00%) Linux
3 2 (2.67%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (34.67%) Configuration Management
2 24 (32.00%) Project Management
2 24 (32.00%) MVC
3 23 (30.67%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (29.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 21 (28.00%) Multithreading
6 17 (22.67%) Business Analysis
6 17 (22.67%) Scrum
7 16 (21.33%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (18.67%) Web Development
8 14 (18.67%) TDD
9 13 (17.33%) Technical Architecture
9 13 (17.33%) Product Management
10 9 (12.00%) Unit Testing
11 6 (8.00%) OOD
11 6 (8.00%) OO
12 5 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (5.33%) SOA
13 4 (5.33%) Domain-Driven Design
13 4 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 53 (70.67%) C#
2 39 (52.00%) SQL
3 38 (50.67%) T-SQL
4 34 (45.33%) JavaScript
5 10 (13.33%) Java
6 4 (5.33%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.00%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.67%) C
8 2 (2.67%) Python
9 1 (1.33%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (21.33%) Degree
2 9 (12.00%) Sun Certification
3 3 (4.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 52 (69.33%) Microsoft
2 19 (25.33%) Oracle
3 9 (12.00%) Sun
4 4 (5.33%) Capita
5 1 (1.33%) JBoss
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £1 - £80000 per annum
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